Pegadapalli power project (Adilabad power Plant)

Pegadapalli power project (also known as the Adilabad power station) is a proposed 1200 (MW) coal-fired power plant promoted by Singareni Collieries at Adilabad district in Telangana, India. An additional 600 MW has been proposed.

Out of total land requirement of 300.972 ha, 110.044 ha is irrigated 157.328 ha unirrigated 1.023 ha of fallow land, 22.734 ha under other and 8.286 ha under mango orchard. Coal requirement will be 4.784 MTPA, which will be obtained from own mines viz. (i) SRP OC-1; (ii) SRP OC-II; (iii) RKP OC phase-I. Environmental clearances for these mines have been obtained. Quantity of fly ash to be generated will be 1.022 MTPA. MOU has been entered with M/s Kesoram cement and M/s Orient cement industries. Water requirement will be 88.8 MLD, which will be obtained form Pranahita river near Devalawada village through a pipeline over the distance of 40 km and Godavari River through a pipeline over a distance of 9km. Water allocation has been obtained from government of Telengana.

Singareni Collieries is India’s second largest coal mining company. It was originally permitted as a 600 MW (2 x 300 MW) power project, according to the first Environmental Clearance issued October 28, 2009.

In December 2010 a new Environmental Clearance was issued for a 1200 MW (2 x 600 MW) project. The project is under construction. In March 2015 Singareni Collieries submitted an application to add an additional  600 MW of unit 3.

Project Details

Sponsor: Singareni Collieries
Location: Pegadapalli village, Jaipur Mandal, Adilabad district, Telangana, India
Coordinates: 18.8270561, 79.5702839
Status:Units 1-2: Construction, Unit 3: Announced

Capacity: 1800 MW (3 X 600 MW)
Coal Source: Srirampur Coalfields of SCCL
Permits: Environmental Clearance for two 300 MW units ( 2009); Environmental Clearance for two 600 MW units (2010)

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